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Date: August 9, 1907
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30222
Description: Overhead view of Seaside Station in Rockaway Beach. Originally opened by the Long Island Rail Road in 1880 as Seaside Station for the Rockaway Beach Branch at 102nd Street, after it burned for a third ... More
Date: August 28, 1928
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30322
Description: Crowded beach scene with umbrellas and bathers at Rockaway Beach.
Date: ca. 1910
Subject: Hotels | Beaches
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30259
Description: Park Inn and Atlas Hotel viewed from the beach at Rockaway Park, Rockaway Beach.
Date: ca. 1910
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30236
Description: View from the beach of Steeplechase Park, at Rockaway Beach. this was a bathhouse and amusement area opened by George C. Tilyou's called Steeplechase Park (he also had one at Coney Island), it was nex ... More
Date: ca. 1910
Subject: Tents | Beaches
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30320
Description: Tent City, Rockaway Beach. In 1903, Frank Chaffee, a sail and tent maker, opened Rockaway Beach’s largest tent city, between Beach 106 Street and Beach 109 Street, from Rockaway Boulevard to the ocean ... More
Date: ca. 1910
Subject: Hotels
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30314
Description: The Arverne Hotel was a large expansive hotel in the Arverne section of the Rockaways, built along the beach around 1900. This hotel was completely consumed by flames in 1962.
Date: 1907
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30239
Description: View of crowds at the beach with the Switch-back railroad in the background. This was one of the first roller coasters and was built by LaMarcus Adna Thompson (he first made The Coney Island Switchbac ... More
Date: August 13, 1907
Subject: Tents | Beaches
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30228
Description: One of the many tent colony's and tent cities that popped up all over the Rockaway Beach peninsula between 1900 until about 1914 when the tents were replaced by bungalows.
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